Samsung SSD 840 250GB Price in Singapore & Specifications

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Samsung SSD 840 250GB Specs

Release Date in Singapore
DateSep 2012
SSD form factor2.5"
SSD capacity250 GB
InterfaceSerial ATA III
Read speed530 MB/s
Write speed240 MB/s
Data transfer rate6 Gbit/s
Random read (4KB)95000 IOPS
Random write (4KB)44000 IOPS

Reviews of Samsung SSD 840 250GB
Reviewed on 2014-09-19
The issue at hand is an apparent slow down in the reading of 'stale' data on TLC-based Samsung SSDs. Allow me to demonstrate:You might have seen what looks like similar issues before , but after much research and testing, I can say with some confidence th...
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Reviewed on 2014-02-23
Six weeks have passed since our last SSD endurance update. When we last visited our heroes, they had just crossed the half-petabyte threshold—no small feat for a collection of consumer-grade drives that includes the Corsair Neutron GTX, Intel 335 Series, ...
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Reviewed on 2013-11-25
Solid-state drives are everywhere, and we shouldn't be surprised. SSDs have long been much faster than mechanical hard drives—and the difference striking enough for even casual users to perceive. The major holdup was pricing, which has become much more re...
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Reviewed on 2013-10-28
Solid-state drives have revolutionized the PC storage industry. Their wicked-fast access times deliver a palpable improvement in overall system responsiveness, and prices have fallen enough to make decent-sized drives affordable for all. There's just one ...
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Reviewed on 2013-09-06
Flash memory has limited write endurance. So do the SSDs based on it. How many writes can modern drives take before they expire, and what happens to them as the flash wears out? We're trying to find out by testing a selection of SSDs to failure. You can r...
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Reviewed on 2013-08-20
SSDs are pretty awesome. They're fast enough to provide a palpable improvement in overall system responsiveness and affordable enough that even budget rigs can get in on the action. Without moving parts, SSDs also tolerate rough handling much better than ...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-25
Overall strong write performance, Performance in our consumer real-world benchmarks, Price-point with TLC NAND
Questionable reliability compared to MLC NAND
The Samsung 840 Evo is the company's latest mainstream SSD that differentiates itself in the market with features and components that benefit from Samsung's vertical integration approach including its own 19nm 128Gb TLC NAND, proprietary firmware and newe...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-21
Review Samsung SSD 840 'Basic' Series: 250 GB Jesper Berg, 06/21/2013 Fast and affordable? Compared to the high-end Samsung 840 Pro, the 'non-Pro' 840 uses the same controller but considerably less durable TLC (Triple-Level Cell) N...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-07
When SSD makers want to emphasize their advantages, they often talk about how much engineering resources they put into their products. A typical SSD has three basic constituents: flash memory, controller and firmware. Not all of the firms engaged into ...
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Reviewed on 2013-05-21
Affordable TLC NAND, Low price per gigabyte, Great 4k random read and web server profile performance
Overall weak write performance  , Weak overall performance in our consumer real-world benchmarks
The Samsung SSD 840 is an entry-level consumer SSD and is the first to be made with TLC (Triple Level Cell) NAND. This differs from the MLC (Multi Level Cell) NAND used in every other consumer SSD. Up to this point, TLC NAND has only been used in less cri...
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Reviewed on 2013-05-07
Great pricing, 7.5 mm thin—Ultrabook compatible, Supports TRIM, 3-year warranty
Only average performance, Lower database performance than other high-end drives
Samsung is one of the largest technology companies in the world. They make pretty much every electronic product you can think of. Being a leader in DRAM and flash memory production, it comes as no surprise that they are also a player in the SSD business....
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Reviewed on 2013-04-17
Available in 120GB, 250GB and 500GB capacities, Excellent sequential read speeds, Good random read and write performance, Performs equally well with compressible and incompressible data, Good looking, ultra-slim design, SATA 6Gb/s interface, Large SDRAM c...
Mediocre sequential write performance, Samsung's TLC NAND is not as durable as MLC NAND
Samsung Electronics has been a leader in the electronics industry for more than 30 years. Since the introduction of their first television in 1970, this Korean company has grown to become one of the world's leading electronics manufacturers, offering ...
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Reviewed on 2013-04-08
Best price per GB ratio we've seen yet thanks to Samsung's Triple-Level Cell NAND.
New dense NAND isn't quite as fast as established technology
First, some background on flash prices. There are two ways for a manufacturer to drive flash prices lower. It can move to a smaller process node and manufacture more NAND flash per silicon wafer, or it can increase the amount of information each memory ce...
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Reviewed on 2013-03-21
Fluid transfer rates thanks to the MDX controller, Price, Magician software is actually very useful, 7mm thin
Very slow write speeds
This item can be found at the following stores: Samsung is a very large player in the solid state drive market, but you may not have known. This is because they sell their drives in bulk to companies like Apple to use in their products. That is wh...
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Reviewed on 2013-03-14
Very fast sequential reads and writes, Slim 7mm body, Reasonably priced
Sequential read speeds lag behind other several other drives in our testing, No drive-bay adapter in the box at this price
Like Intel, Samsung has the benefit of massive name recognition in the consumer technology market—but when it comes to solid-state storage, the company has a distinction all its own. Unlike Intel, which relies on a partnership with Micron for its memo...
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Reviewed on 2013-03-06
Silky smooth operation as a system drive, Outstanding sequential reading performance, even at very low queue depths, Outstanding 4K random reading performance at low and high queue depths, Very good 4K random writing performance at low queue depths, S...
Sequential writing speed is quite slow by today's standards.
It was just a few weeks ago, that I took a look at Samsung’s flagship consumer grade SSD, the 840 Pro. In this article I’m taking a look at the first SSD in the world to use TLC NAND, the standard 840 series SSD. TLC NAND is able to store 3 bits of da...
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Reviewed on 2013-02-19
With the release of the Samsung 840 Series we have witnessed a revolution in the manufacture and pricing structure of consumer SSDs. This has largely been because Samsung has incorporated TLC NAND into its line of products. Samsung essentially has beat al...
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Reviewed on 2013-02-12
Low price per GB, Mostly excellent read performance, Slim profile, Useful software and accessories
Lack-luster write performance
Samsung has roughly a trillion or so different products in virtually every market of the computing world, but one area where the company can occasionally be overlooked is in consumer storage. Samsung SSDs are plentiful, though, most notably inside of A...
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Reviewed on 2013-02-03
The Samsung 840 is the first consumer drive of its kind. What makes the Samsung 840 different than any other drive that has been launched to date is the type of NAND utilized. The 840 series is equipped with Triple Level Cell (TLC) NAND. Samsung is ...
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Reviewed on 2013-01-02
Samsung's 840 Series has shaken up the SSD market by bringing TLC NAND into the wild. This type of NAND holds more bits per cell, effectively increasing the amount of data stored in the same amount of NAND. This increase in density, paired with process sh...
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